Point & click

Kidman, Alex
January 2008
Australian PC User;Jan2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p62
The article presents information on a test conducted by the author on several computer keyboards and mice. The mice were tested in a variety of applications, from drawing simple shapes to web surfing. Among the technology terms used were Bluetooth, laser mouse, and optical mouse. Wireless keyboards are mice do not plug in directly. Buyers are advised not to buy features they do not need.


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